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Exercise Vajra Prahar 2021


Special Forces of India and the USA conducted the joint military exercise ‘VAJRA PRAHAR 2021’ in Himachal Pradesh.

  • Earlier, India and the USA navy had carried out a two-day Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the eastern Indian Ocean Region.
  • The joint exercise by the Special Forces of both the countries is conducted alternatively between India and the United States.
  • Special Forces are the units of a country’s armed forces that undertake covert, counterterrorist, and other specialized operations.
  • This is the 11th edition of the exercise conducted at Special Forces Training School located at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
  • The 10th edition of VAJRA PRAHAR was held in 2019 at Seattle, USA.
  • Aim: To share the best practices and experiences in areas such as joint mission planning and operational tactics as also to improve interoperability between the Special Forces of both nations.